Dundurn Press is thrilled to announce that Kristine Scarrow’s YA novel, The Gamer’s Guide to Getting the Girl, has been nominated for the Saskatchewan Book Award’s Edna and G. Murray Forbes Foundation Young Adult Award. Congratulations, Kristine!
Praised by CM: Canadian Review of Materials as a novel that is as “quick and intense as a Saskatchewan summer storm,” The Gamer’s Guide to Getting the Girl follows a teen boy with a love of video games who learns that strategy is the key to winning over the girl and saving his family when a massive storm hits Saskatchewan.
The 2021 Saskatchewan Book Awards winners will be announced on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 7:00pm in their online ceremony. Learn more about the Saskatchewan Book Awards here.
Kristine Scarrow is the author of the young adult novels The 11th Hour, If This Is Home, and Throwaway Girl. She is the writer-in-residence at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon, where she teaches writing as a healing art in the community. Kristine lives in Saskatoon. Read more here.